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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monolepis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monolepis spathulata A. Gray
Habit: Plant 2--20 cm, glabrous to sparsely powdery. Stem: decumbent to erect. Leaf: 3--25 mm, narrowly oblanceolate to spoon-shaped, fleshy, entire. Inflorescence: flowers 4--15+ per cluster. Flower: outer pistillate, sepals 0; central bisexual, sepals 2--3, 0.5 mm, spoon-shaped to obovate; stamens 1--2. Fruit: 0.5--0.7 mm; wall minutely papillate, free from seed. Chromosomes: n=9.
Ecology: Moist, +- alkaline streambanks and meadows; Elevation: 2000--2700 m. Bioregional Distribution: SNH, SnBr, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to Oregon, Nevada, Baja California. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003)
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Previous taxon: Monolepis nuttalliana
Next taxon: Salicornia
Citation for this treatment: Bruce G. Baldwin, adapted from Holmgren (2003) 2016. Monolepis spathulata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33964, accessed on September 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on September 25, 2016.